5 things you need to know about lung cancer

5 things you need to know about lung cancer

1. Symptoms of lung cancer include blood when coughing, recurring repertory infections, a cough that is new or different, ache or pain in shoulder, back, or chest, trouble breathing, hoarseness or wheezing, and exhaustion, weakness, or loss of appetite.

2. Exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Get your home tested!

3. People who have never smoked account for between 20,000 and 30,000 lung cancer diagnoses every year.

4. Participating in clinical trials helps find a best available treatment option.

5. More new lung cancer therapies have been approved in the last decade than in the prior 30 years.

Free to Breathe is here for those facing lung cancer. You can order free informational materials on our Website freetobreathe.org, as well as call our Free to Breathe Support Line for information and support (1.844.835.4325).

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  • That is really interesting I knew some of them. I've been trying to learn as much as I can about lung cancer. About the treatments that are out there and what's becoming available. I wrote i'm really shake about my scan. But so far it has come up empty no sign of the cancer. but i'm still scared. it will be three years I can't remember what both of the chemos one was taxetere i'm going to ask what the other one was. I read a good article on the lung cancer foundation it was called lung cancer 101 should I get a second opinion. it was very interesting. travis what you brought up about the five things we don't know about lung cancer thats really good Jo

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